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Last update:  19 September

This website is now nothing to do with the organisation known as the RAF Police Association but it will continue to offer a continued facility/focal point for former and serving members of the RAFP, members of the RAFP Association and those Branches, members and organisations who wish to continue to avail themselves of this facility.

Webmaster: Steve Cattell

It is funded entirely through sponsorship and advertisements so please use the companies that advertise on here to generate the money needed to run it. 

I welcome old associates back and new associates on board.

Please feel free to use it as you will.

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Obituaries Deaths and Funerals (19 September 2017)

Carterton and the JR Hospital (23 February 17)

RAF Police Roll of Honour (updated 23 Oct 16)

Global History of the RAF Police

Reference Links

a page containing those older links I have tidied up (11 Jan 17)


to be advisedChris Gangel, aged 73 and a retired snowdrop, will be doing a tandem parachute jump with the Red Devil's in aid of BLESMA during September this year. at Langar. Latest here as it has been cancelled yet again. Click HERE for more information. And here for the newspaper report here
21 Sep 17Funeral of Rolly Briggs
27 Sep 17NY Branch Lunch
27 Sep 17RAFP Rugby Match - The Flying Pigs - Full details
2 Oct 17Funeral of Simon Read
9 to 13 Oct 17 World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament
     7 Oct 17St Mawgan Reunion
15 Oct 17 East Midlands Branch Lunch at the Hostess Restaurant
2 - 4 Nov 17 Skegness Reunion Now with Saturday Visit
10 Dec 17 East Midlands Branch Christmas Lunch at Ashmores Restaurant  
13 Dec 17RAFP Rugby Match - The Flying Pigs - Full details
6-8 Apr 18RAFP Association AGM
3-4 Jun 2018 The Misters (Ex RAFP/Provost) Golf Society Championships 2018

Photos from now (14 Sep 17)

For these doggy things (14 Sep 17)

Photos of RAF Police Flights etc (13 Sep 17)

RAFP in the news (9 Sep 17)

Links to related sites (9 Sep 17)

The NMA Page (26 Aug 17) 

RAFP Association News (25 Aug 17)

Related Books and Publications (4 Aug 17)

Help!!!!! - just as it seems (21 Jul 17)

Where are they now? (12 Jul 17)

News of Interest (8 Jun 17)

Classified Ads Noticeboard  (9 Sep 17) - For Sale

The other half to "where are they now? - 

this is "Here They Are" (16 Jan 17)

Remembrance 2016  (28 Nov 16)

Jobs for our "Special" talents (23 Feb 16)

Remembrance Day Parades (23 Nov 15)

Alan Rusling Memorial Award

As many of you will know I was a founder member of the RAF Police Association but I stopped paying my membership this year because of the way it is being run by a few. I was very proud of my membership and 3 of the proudest moments were when I was made a Life Vice President in 2002 and awarded the Alan Rusling Award twice. If the few get their way I will no longer be a Life Vice President after next year so I thought I would just celebrate it and the two Awards here.

 During my service I received this, in addition to my LS&GC medal

I am well into the Centenary Supplement it's progressing well . I do require some photographs to complete the task and my request is can you help, do you have photographs that cover these specific events?

1. RAFP deployment in Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo and Macedonia'

2. HRH Prince Edward at RAF Henlow

3. Operation Telic

4. RAFP deployed at London Olympics

5. Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

If you can help, that would be appreciated, kind regards, Mitch


A full and comprehensive list of all the RAFP archives including Provost Parade has been completed by John Curtis and has been handed over to Ron Inwood and placed on this web site.

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Heard on the radio: "The UK produces the best Snowdrops. They are hardy, pleasing to the eye, have character, need handling with care and are hand-picked. They are in a class of their own and have associations, clubs and festivals nationwide.' So there we have it - it's official!

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 RAF Newton from the air

Royal Air Force Military Policemen, 1960's 

Promotional recruitment film for the Royal Air Force police, 1970's 



The secrets of Fylingdales in the heat of the cold war

These pictures are from a rare Press visit inside Fylingdales warning station on the North York Moors in 1964.

It was only in 1963 that it was named one of three radar sites in the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System.


1984 Royal Tournament - RAF Police Dog Demonstration Team      


1994 Royal Tournament - RAF Police Dog Demonstration Team


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